Dollar Vote: Airbnb and Refugees

Dollar Vote Refugees
Julian Hayda / WBEZ
Dollar Vote Refugees
Julian Hayda / WBEZ

Dollar Vote: Airbnb and Refugees

In 2017, as a result of the Trump administration’s “Muslim Travel Ban”, the home-sharing company Airbnb released a statement that said the company would provide free housing to refugees not allowed in the United States. The program, Open Homes, has teamed up with organizations like Heartland Alliance to place people in secure housing.

Journalist Liz Lazar brings us this story.